Participant Media has acquired North American rights to Audrey Ewell & Aaron Aites' documentary "99%--The Occupy Wall St. Collaborative Film" following its Sundance premiere.
Here's my look at the five Academy Award nominees for best animated short. I'm particularly taken with "Paperman," "Head Over Heels" and "Fresh Guacamole." For more information on seeing these…
Rotterdam player "Tropicalia," Marcelo Machado's portrait of the 60s Brazilian music-art movement, has been acquired by Mr Bongo Worldwide for all-rights distribution in the U.K.. The outfit, run by…
With the Sundance Film Festival concluded, Variety senior film critics Justin Chang and Peter Debruge offer their pointed take on all they saw.
Kevin Tsujihara was named CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment on Monday, stunning Hollywood given that he was viewed as the dark-horse candidate for the top job at the studio.
As Pedro Almodovar polishes "I'm So Excited" for a March 8 Warner Bros. release in Spain, his early life will be portrayed in Spanish helmer Chema de la Pena's bio-doc "From Pedro to Almodovar."
Polish helmer Agnieszka Holland's HBO Europe miniseries "Burning Bush" is to make its international debut at the Rotterdam Film Festival, the latest TV drama to play at a sprocket opera.
Half a dozen Scandinavian directors -- Lone Scherfig, Per Fly, Ole Christian Madsen, Dagur Kari, Thomas Vinterberg and Janus Metz -- have formed a co-op for six films with producers Lars Knudsen and…
U.S. distrib Music Box Films has picked up domestic rights to Roger Michell's "Le Weekend" from Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar's Embankment Films.
The "Silver Linings Playbook" team celebrated Australia Day with a handful of kudos, including best picture, from the second annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Intl. Awards at…
Some of the biggest laughs at Saturday's Producers Guild Awards at the BevHilton came with the presentation of a Milestone Award to Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Robert De Niro recalled being asked by…